A Dream Of Epic Proportions For Dumoulin At Giro d’Italia

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Apeldoorn, Netherlands, May 6, 2016 (AFP) - Dutchman Tom Dumoulin secured a dream start to the 99th Giro d'Italia for his Giant-Alpecin team Friday after winning the opening stage time-trial to pull on the race leader's pink jersey. Months after a training ride crash decimated his team and sent several of them to hospital, Dumoulin flew over the mainly flat but technical 9.8 km course in the … [Read more...]

Degenkolb Targets Tour de France Return After Serious crash

Berlin, March 15, 2016 (AFP) - Horror crash victim Germany's John Degenkolb said Tuesday that he hopes to race in this year's Tour de France as he continues his recovery from a January collision with a car. "The first big goal of the season, the Spring Classics, is forgotten, said Degenkolb, who won two of them last season the Milan-San Remo and the Paris-Roubaix. "I'm focused on the … [Read more...]

Six Giant-Alpecin Cyclists Hurt In Spanish Road Crash

Madrid, Jan 23, 2016 (AFP) - Six cyclists from German team Giant-Alpecin were injured when a car driver, understood to be on the wrong side of the road, crashed into them in Benigembla near Alicante, in south-east Spain, on Saturday. John Degenkolb, Warren Barguil, Chad Haga, Fredrik Ludvigsson, Ramon Sinkeldam and Max Walscheid were all taken to hospital in Alicante. "During the … [Read more...]

Giant Bicycle Recalls Two Models; Forks Can Break Causing Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: 2012 Model Year Giant Defy Advanced and … [Read more...]

Giant Recalls Anthem X 29er Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: 2011 Model Year Anthem Giant … [Read more...]

InterBike Outdoor Demo – More Than Just The Bike

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Last year Bicycle.net was not able to make the Outdoor demo, and we made a commitment to be there in 2009. Well we made it today and can say that it is way worth the visit. What makes the Outdoor so different is the carnival atmosphere and sheer number of bikes that you can ride. And not just your bike shop test ride around a couple of blocks. But really ride. Like bombing a decent and out of … [Read more...]